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Senate Honoring Former Ferry Owner and Senator

The Legislature is honoring former ferry owner, boat captain and V.I. Sen. Bingley G. Richardson Sr. with a resolution that was approved in committee Thursday.

Health Disparities Conference Stresses Importance of Community-Partnered Research

Dr. Kimlin Tam Ashing delivered the 2015 Donna M. Christensen Lecture on Thursday, saying that health inequities in ethnic minority populations is linked to poor representation in clinical trials.

UVI Grad Students Breaks New Ground in Male Sea Lion Research

A partnership between Coral World and UVI has given one local graduate student the chance to publish some groundbreaking research on male South American sea lions aerobic dive limits.

St. Croix Elections Board Approves ADA Compliance Measures

While avoiding discussion of pressing agenda items such as election reform, the St. Croix Board of Elections approved Wednesday, in a round about way, measures to make the office compliant with the American Disabilities Act.

WAPA Crew Helping Bahamas Electrical Restoration

A five-man V.I. Water and Power Authority line crew are in Nassau, Bahamas, to help that country restore electrical service in the wake of Hurricane Joaquin, according to WAPA.

Mexican National Sentenced in District Court

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Wednesday sentenced Carlos Salvador Fernandez to 25 months in prison and three years of supervised release after...

Lissa Cuffy Named Tourism Supervisor of the Year by CHTA

Lissa Cuffy,a housekeeping manager at Frenchman's Reef and Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort, was named Caribbean tourism supervisor of the year by the CHTA.

Faith Matters: Local Catholic Leaders Travel to D.C. and Philly for Papal Visit

V.I. Catholic leaders who were in attendance at Pope Francis's events in the United States in September said they were surprised at the great number of people the pope attracted, but not by his message.

Mapp Signs $4.8 Million Midland Road Contract

On Tuesday, Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed a contract with V.I. Paving for $4.8 million in federally funded work on St. Croix's Midland Road.

Just Play Day Brings Out St. John Youths

The soaring temperatures at Winston Wells ballfield Monday didn’t deter the spirits of the more than 200 youths and 45 volunteers who turned out for the seventh annual Just Play Day.

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